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I’m glad for the good times and the homemaking skills, the little songs she sang us, the silliness and the ethics. Her years of patience.

May 11, 2020

Mother’s Day


Confession: I think we should all get medals the morning *after* Mother’s Day, when the daily grind kicks in. How was your Mother’s Day? Mine was lovely… I woke up to find the kids bouncing around, waiting for me to see what they made with their daddy—a poster with flowers and butterflies. Each of their […]

May 12, 2014

Song of an average mother

Celebrations, Life around home

I’ll sing you a song A song of a mother A song of a mother who couldn’t. Her name was Barb. For seven years she yearned for a child, prayed and agonized and beat on heaven’s door. WHY CAN’T I HAVE ONE, ONE OF MY OWN? He gave her seven, and the second she named […]

May 12, 2013